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  • Black Hills Gold Rush

    This investigation examines the historical question of “to what extent did the Black Hills Gold Rush of 1874 lead to the Great Sioux War of 1876?”. The key sources chosen to support this investigation are a book of compiled historical information from the United States Department of the Interior and an interview of a Native American woman that lived through both the Black Hills Gold Rush and the Great Sioux War. These are relevant because one has access to an extensive database of government resources relating to the topic and the other is a first hand account of the time period. Source A. United States Department of the Interior, Native American Treaties and Broken Promises: 1851 to 1877 This secondary source of data was collected and compiled…

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  • Black Hill

    In the documentary "In The Light of Reverence", we have seen for the Lakota people "Black Hill", is the center of life, and they considered it sacred for them. Lakota people believe that "Black Hill" is the place where that has the vision, and everything comes back to life in the month of June. Therefore, they get together at the "Black Hill" in the month of June and renew their life. For Lakota people, this is their way of life, and the protection is the "Black Hill" is far more important than…

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  • Summary Of Patricia Hill Collins 'Black Feminist Thought'

    According to Patricia Hill Collins in Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment, black feminists try to establish a voice for black women’s experiences in the world (p. 221). Black Feminism theorists such as Collins want to create knowledge and power within the black women to stand up to the patterned social domination, and allow subordinate groups to express and establish their own reality (p. 221). According to Ritzer and Stepnisky (2013), feminism…

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  • Battle Of Little Bighorn Essay

    of all the soldiers. The reason for this is because the Indians thought that a mutilated body would not be able to go the afterlife which would force them to walk the earth for eternity. Custer was the only person not to have his body mutilated or scalped because the Indians though he was an innocent bystander because he wearing buckskins instead of a uniform. Also, he wasn’t scalp because of how short his hair was and the Indians thought that it wasn’t enough hair to be able to scalp him. Myths…

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  • Crazy Horse: Fallen Chief

    path. The two representatives said that Crazy Horse was, “hostile, tricky, and unfaithful to others, and very selfish as to the personal interest of his own tribe.” Because of this developing situation, Irwin canceled the order to distribute ammunition that was supposed to be used for the buffalo hunt. Meanwhile, it seemed that Crazy Horse was becoming more and more disillusioned with his decision to surrender. He had to watch as his Cheyenne brothers who fought alongside him were marched south…

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  • George Armstrong Custer's Defeat In The Battle Of Little Bighorn

    against Black Kettle and his village on the Washita River in Kansas. (Windolph, 1947) The Cheyenne’s never forgave Custer or his 7th Calvary for this. But by 1873, the Plains Indians had been largely debased, beaten and driven to the great reservations that had been given to the various tribes. In the spring of 1973 the 7th Calvary would be called upon to lead an expedition into the “Great Sioux Reservation” and the Black Hills of South Dakota. (Windolph, 1947 pg 9) Between the years of…

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  • Mount Rushmore Research Paper

    In the Black Hills National Forest of South Dakota, Mount Rushmore, a large granite peak was dedicated in 1925 to be sculpted into a monument. That monument today is one of the most visited monuments in the United States. Mount Rushmore is a staple of the United States. On it, it has the faces of four of the most important Presidents of the United States. According to the Sculptor Gutzon Borglum “The purpose of the memorial is to communicate the founding, expansion, preservation, and unification…

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  • Little Bighorn Case Study

    This conflict was not just to each tribe but made a conflict from the US to the rest of the tribes that did not sign the treaty. After this US tracked down the Lakota and Cheyenne to force them into the treaty, in turn starting the Little Bighorn Battle. Years after the battle the Lakota and Cheyenne are stay negotiating with the United States to get their land back. From that year the Lakota 's are trying to get their land back form the United States used negotiation and the US court system.…

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  • Sioux Gold Rush Report

    of Sources This investigation examines the historical question of “to what extent did the Black Hills Gold Rush of 1874 lead to the Great Sioux War of 1876?”. One key source chosen to support this investigation is a treaty written in 1868 between the the United States (U.S.) government and the Native American nations of the Dakota Territory regarding ownership and land rights of the Black Hills. The other source is a firsthand account from a Cheyenne woman that lived through and experienced…

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  • Bear Butte Research Paper

    Bear Butte Bear Butte is a very sacred site to many different Indigenous people’s cultures. Each of these cultures has their own origin story for the Butte. Bear Butte was the most sacred to the Cheyenne and to the Lakota peoples. The Cheyenne called it Noaha vose and Nahkohe vose meaning the giving hill and bear hill. The buttes origin story for the Cheyenne comes from the legend of Sweet Medicine. (Kinsella “Bear Butte: Crossroads of History”). Sweet Medicine travelled to the sacred butte,…

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